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Name That Harmonic: Closed-End air Columns
9th - 12th
New ReviewPhysics is like music—practice makes perfect! Challenge your class using an interactive that builds harmonic skills. The engaging lesson from a playlist exploring sounds and waves revolves around wave behavior in closed-end air columns....
Name That Harmonic: Open-End air Columns
9th - 12th
New ReviewEver wonder what really goes on inside a clarinet? Show your young scientists the physics of open-end air columns through an easy-to-use interactive. Learners examine the features of standing waves and calculate frequency and length in a...
Understanding Wave Motion - Slinky vs. Snaky: Which Spring is Dominant?
7th - 12th
New ReviewRide the wave to an understanding of refraction! The first in a series of two inquiry-based lessons challenges learners to create transverse waves with two different types of springs. As their wave hits an object, they observe the change...
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat can the electromagnetic spectrum tell us about the sun? As it turns out, quite a bit! See the sun in a whole new light with a video from NOVA's Sun Lab unit. The narrator describes the electromagnetic spectrum in terms of visible...
Seeing the Smallest Thing in the Universe
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How do we see what we can't see? An episode of a comprehensive physics playlist shows images of the smallest particles current technology can record. The instructor discusses current and past research on the makeup of subatomic particles.
Does This Look White to You?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Explore the difference between the two color wheels. The focus of the installment of a larger physics playlist is to explain the difference between mixing colored paints and colored lights. Viewers find that the components of their eyes...
What's the Difference Between Blue Light and Red Light?
6th - 12th
Finally, an electromagnetic spectrum lab that will get glowing reviews from your class! Explore the nature of light using red and blue LED sources and fantastic phosphorescent paper. Young scientists compare the effects of blue light...
The Chemistry of Fireworks
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Experiment with chemical compounds to produce the colors in fireworks! The lesson instructor demonstrates how adding high temperatures to specific compounds creates a colorful reaction—the same one people use to create fireworks. This is...
What is the Blackest Black?
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Is there really more than one black? Although your crayon box may tell you otherwise, some blacks are, well, blacker than others! Discover the cutting-edge technology at work to produce the blackest black possible with a video from the...